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the journal of Michael Werneburg

twenty-five years and one million words

Toronto, 2000.12.22

Minus 25 with the windchill, today. Man, it was 40 above in Sydney the other day. Incessant wind and cold. It's damn difficult to move around out there in that weather, but not completely unenjoyable.

We unloaded many of our remaining CD's today. Never walked into a place with 60 CD's before. But the guy didn't even bat an eye. If anything, he seemed kinda ticked at the selection.

rand()m quote

If I had my life to live over, I'd try to make more mistakes next time. I would relax, I would limber up, I would be crazier than I've been on this trip. I know very few things I'd take seriously any more. I'd certainly be less hygenic... I would take more chances, I would take more trips, I would scale more mountains, I would swim more rivers, and I would watch more sunsets. I would eat more ice cream and fewer beans. I would have more actual troubles and fewer imaginary ones. Oh, I've had my moments, and if I had to do it all over again, I'd have many more of them, in fact I'd try not to have anything else, just moments, one after another, instead of living so many years ahead of my day. If I had it to do all over again, I'd travel lighter, much lighter than I have. I would start barefoot earlier in the spring, and I'd stay that way later in the fall. And I would ride more merry-go-rounds, and catch more gold rings, and greet more people and pick more flowers and dance more often. If I had it to do all over again - but you see, I don't.

Jorge Luis Borges